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Bold North Cajun Chili Dip

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Experience the robust flavors of the Bold North with our Cajun Chili Dip, featuring HORMEL® Chili No Beans, frozen potato nuggets, and a creamy blend of cheeses. This dip is crowned with irresistible cheddar cheese curds for an authentic Northern twist on a classic favorite.

Note: You can turn this into a casserole by adding chili cheese sauce to 9 x 13-inch baking pan. Place potato nuggets over chili cheese sauce, season with Cajun seasoning and sprinkle with 2 cups cheddar cheese. Bake 30 minutes in a 350-degree oven. Once casserole is finished baking, top with cheese curds.

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1 (15-ounce) can HORMEL® Chili No Beans
1 (32-ounce) bag frozen potato nuggets
4 ounces cream cheese, cubed
8 ounces shredded Colby Jack cheese
½ cup half and half
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon cayenne
2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
16 ounces cheddar cheese curds


  1. Heat oven to 425°F. Bake potato nuggets according to package instructions.

  2. In medium microwave safe bowl, combine chili, cream cheese, Colby Jack cheese, half and half, salt and cayenne. Microwave on HIGH 5 minutes, stirring after 3 minutes.

  3. Season potato nuggets with Cajun seasoning.

  4. Place seasoned potato nuggets in large bowl. Top with cheese curds. Pour chili cheese sauce over top.